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2023 Tour Details
Let the sun and games begin on this lively land and cruise tour to Classical Greece, ancient Turkey, and the breezy Greek Isles. After following in the footsteps of profound philosophers and legendary Olympians, your mind and body will set sail from Athens for three triumphant nights on the brilliant blue waters of the Aegean Sea. Trade the discus throw for dancing and the chariot games for a chair by the pool as you peacefully float to the glamourous island of Mykonos; the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus; the pilgrimage site of Patmos; the Bronze Age settlement of Knossos; and the dreamy whitewashed isle of Santorini (weather permitting). With brilliant sights and sunsets on the itinerary from the mainland to Crete, you’re destined to bring home the golden this winning tour of Greece.
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ATHENS Welcome drink; guided sightseeing, visit the AcropolisCORINTH Guided visitMYCENAE Guided visit of the excavations and museumEPIDAURUS Guided visit of the 2,300-year-old open-air theaterOLYMPIA Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum; learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizerDELPHI Guided visit of the excavations, visit the Archaeological Museum; learn to dance the sirtaki and have a glass of OuzoMETEORA AREA Guided visit of the Varlaam and St. Stephen’s MonasteriesTHERMOPYLAE Guided visitCRUISING Three-night cruise to Mykonos, Kusadasi (Turkey), Patmos, Heraklion, SantoriniCRUISE DETAILS:
Motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
Welcome drink in Athens; full buffet breakfast daily; 4 three-course dinners; full à-la-carte breakfasts, lunches, and dinners while cruising
ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECEWelcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
ATHENS. ATHENS Guided sightseeing includes a visit to the Acropolis and a stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. Free time this afternoon and evening.
ATHENS–CORINTH–MYCENAE–EPIDAURUS–NAUPLIA CORINTH Cross the canal and visit ancient Corinth.MYCENAE Free time for lunch. Guided visit of the excavations and museum.EPIDAURUS Guided visit to the 2,300-year-old open-air theater before continuing to Nauplia.
Breakfast Dinner 132 mi / 212 km
NAUPLIA–OLYMPIA. Scenic drive through the Arkadian Mountains.OLYMPIA Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum. Cooking demonstration this evening to learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer.
Breakfast Dinner 112 mi / 181 km
OLYMPIA–PATRAS–DELPHIDrive by the busy seaport of Patras.DELPHI Guided visit to the excavations and Archaeological Museum. This evening learn how to dance the sirtaki while sipping a glass of ouzo.
Breakfast Dinner 149 mi / 239 km
DELPHI–METEORA AREA Drive past Lamia and Trikala en route to Kalambaka.METEORA Guided visit of the Varlaam and St. Stephen’s Monasteries.
Breakfast Dinner 155 mi / 249 km
METEORA AREA–THERMOPYLAE–ATHENS. THERMOPYLAE Stop at the battle site.ATHENS Free time late afternoon and evening.
Breakfast 236 mi / 380 kmENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Athens with a traditional Greek dinner by the sea. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with your GlobusGO mobile app.
ATHENS (EMBARKATION)–MYKONOSATHENS Embarkation.MYKONOS Free time to explore this evening.
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
CRUISING: KUSADASI, TURKEY–PATMOS, GREECE KUSADASI Visit the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine excavations of Ephesus.PATMOS Afternoon call.
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
CRUISING: HERAKLION, CRETE–SANTORINI HERAKLION Visit the Minoan Palace of Knossos.SANTORINI Afternoon call (weather permitting).
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
ATHENS (DISEMBARKATION)ATHENS Disembarkation. Free day.
ATHENSYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning.